MAGNET Platform Manager

Swinburne University of Technology
November 29, 2022
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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  • Centre for Mental Health management role at Swinburne university
  • Full time, initial 12-month fixed term role at Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 7 Salary + 17% superannuation
  • About the Role An exciting opportunity has become available at Swinburne University for a MAGNET Platform Manager in the Centre for Mental Health!

    The Platform Manager will work to support the research of senior staff within the Centre for Mental Health and will work with the Mental Health Australia General Clinical Trial Network (MAGNET). The Platform Manager will specifically be overseeing the six Platform resources of MAGNET. This role will be well suited to an individual with a track-record of supporting clinical research in the field of mental health.

    With four direct reports, the platform manager will have expertise in a range of methodologies, such as project management, clinical trial methods, ethics and governance.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Substantial project management experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in research administration
  • Demonstrated expertise in governance, legal and/or ethical issues in relation to health research
  • An understanding of GCP and NHMRC research guidelines for clinical trials.
  • Experience in the field of mental health
  • Qualifications

  • An earned undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in an area related to research management and/or mental health research, which might include psychology, neuroscience or related field or business administration, law or related field
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on

    Applications Close: Tuesday 29 November 2022, 5pm

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact Maree Norden , Diversity & Inclusion Manager at

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator at or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. #LI-SW

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